Energy & raw materials

References in selection

Task Company Revenues Region
Member of the Management BoardRegional power utility> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

After a period of turbulent upheaval a re-orientation of the sales and retail divisions was necessary

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Careful sorting out of the market; appointment of a strong business executive

LONG-TERM RESULT

The board division settled down quickly; the company gained in clout

Senior Legal CounselInternational manufacturer of building materials, private equity ownership> € 1 bnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

In order to simplify complex company structures, the group wanted to recruit experts with convincing knowledge and experience in international business law

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Two top legal attorneys from top-notch international law firms were recruited

LONG-TERM RESULT

The area of Legal & Tax evolved from being a cause of concern to being a pillar of the corporate group

Supervisory Board and Advisory BoardEnergy utility and plant manufacturer€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Market leader in control systems for network infrastructure was seeking a supervisory board member for energy and an advisory board member for telecommunications

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Appropriate individuals from the network were introduced to the management boards; both people accepted the appointments

LONG-TERM RESULT

Flourishing cooperation developed in both market segments

Commercial Managing DirectorRegional power utility€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

With the retirement of the managing director a new management model was to be introduced

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Appointment of a successor and development of an appropriate management model for the group

LONG-TERM RESULT

Successful appointment; high level of competence and management performance; a later reorientation of the municipality-based group with a new holding structure was very successful while earnings continued to be good

Commercial Managing DirectorPower utility> € 1 bnSlovakia, Belgium

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

Filling of several commercial manager positions following construction of various new conventional power plants in Europe

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Candidate selection and running placement procedure

LONG-TERM RESULT

The candidate was appointed quickly and established transparency regarding real figures and made a contribution to optimizing earnings

Member of the Management BoardEnergy utility and plant manufacturer€ 100 – 1000 mnGermany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

After various changes in the Management Board, stability was urgently required

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

Benchmarking procedure on the market and facilitating placement procedure

LONG-TERM RESULT

Following a speedy appointment the desired stability was achieved

Director Global Sales MiningA fast-growing technology specialist/plant manufacturer in the raw materials industry€ 100 – 1000 mnNorway, Germany

SPECIAL STRATEGIC CHALLENGE

To achieve significantly greater penetration in mining by strengthening sales to sector insiders

CONTRIBUTION MADE BY CAPITALENT

An ideal mining industry candidate with years of experience and with ideal access to the market was recruited

LONG-TERM RESULT

Market share was successfully expanded and the company is growing by 20% p.a.